Substitute Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting Student

PERTH AMBOY — A substitute science teacher has been charged with sexually assaulting a male student, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and E.J. McDonald, acting chief of the Perth Amboy Police Department, announced today.

New York / Newark Rough Roads Cost Area Drivers Nearly $650 A Year, Study Says

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fifty-three percent of urban roads in the New York City / Newark urban area are in poor condition, costing area drivers $640 each year in additional vehicle operating costs, according to a newly-released report

Christie Stalls Rail Tunnel, Lesniak Says Tax Commuters

STATE – After Gov. Chris Christie stalled the project over cost concerns, a local lawmaker is suggesting a $2 surcharge on commuter fares to raise funds for a new underground rail tunnel that would traverse the Hudson River.

Clark Environmental Commission Plans Reservoir Cleanup

CLARK — Help improve the environmental condition of the Clark Reservoir by joining the Clark Environmental Commission for the eighth Annual Clark Reservoir Cleanup on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. In the event of rain, the cleanup will be held on Sunday, Oct. 3.